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1 Riding the Lanes i "Riding our bikes after school was a way to escape piano practice", Maggie Shapley , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Anthology of Australian Prose Poetry 2020; (p. 153)
1 Summer i "We breathe again the cool morning air after another stifling night, force our", Maggie Shapley , 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Not Very Quiet , September no. 5 2019;
1 In the Room with Mirrored Walls Maggie Shapley , 2017 single work prose
— Appears in: TEXT Special Issue Website Series , October no. 46 2017;
1 1 y separately published work icon Proof Maggie Shapley , Kambah : Recent Work Press , 2017 11628513 2017 selected work poetry

'… like a passenger hovering

above a glittering city in a holding pattern,

waiting for clearance. I walk out on the street

and feel warm rain like permission on my face.

'From the opening poem of Maggie Shapley’s first collection Proof, we know we are in the company of a thoughtful, sometimes restless, poet. Here, in explorations of childhood and family, memory and loss, belonging and dislocation, we find every word conveying a powerful sense of lived encounters and experience. This is poetry characterised by close observation, a restrained wit and a fine precision of language.' (Publication summary)

1 At Tongdosa i "She grabs my hand and drags me through the gate,", Maggie Shapley , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , April vol. 35 no. 0 2011; Cordite Poetry Review , May vol. 35 no. 1 2011;
1 Googled i "I googled my name - the one I was born to", Maggie Shapley , 2008 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 23 February 2008; (p. 18)
1 The Morning Club i "'Morning', we say, even though we are strangers --", Maggie Shapley , 2005 single work poetry
— Appears in: Blast , March no. 1 (New series) 2005; (p. 29)
1 Driving Home i "Driving home from my mother's funeral", Maggie Shapley , 2004 single work poetry
— Appears in: ACTWrite , February vol. 10 no. 1 2004; (p. 15)
1 Lake House i "There's no nostalgia here, no hint of it", Maggie Shapley , 2003 single work poetry
— Appears in: Kalimat : An International Periodical of English and Arabic Creative Writing , March no. 13 (English) 2003; (p. 59)
1 Survival Strategy i "Death has stolen my address book", Maggie Shapley , 2003 single work poetry
— Appears in: Kalimat : An International Periodical of English and Arabic Creative Writing , March no. 13 (English) 2003; (p. 58)
1 Choice i "Here, the ocean where all is shift and change", Maggie Shapley , 2003 single work poetry
— Appears in: Kalimat : An International Periodical of English and Arabic Creative Writing , March no. 13 (English) 2003; (p. 58)
1 Evidence i "The proof is in a single strand of hair:", Maggie Shapley , 2003 single work poetry
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 48 no. 2003; (p. 124) The Best Australian Poetry 2004 2004; (p. 90)
1 Lunar Eclipse i "It's only vaguely orange, not the blood", Maggie Shapley , 2003 single work poetry
— Appears in: Muse , October no. 233 2003; (p. 23)
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